THY launches cheap flights to Middle East
A Turkish Airlines plane is seen parked at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport in this photo.Turkish Airlines (THY) launched a new campaign of all-inclusive discounted airfare for eight capital cities and centers in the Middle East, according to a company press release.
The sale offers round-trip tickets from Istanbul to Beirut for 129 euros, Istanbul to Abu Dhabi for 159 euros and Istanbul to Amman for 159 euros. THY offers round-trip tickets between Istanbul and Doha, Qatar; Muscat, Oman; Dammam, Saudi Arabia; Bahrain; and Kuwait for 199 euros.
The campaign is valid for tickets purchased between Feb. 17 and March 30 for a planned stay between March 17 and May 30. Prices include all taxes and surcharges.
UA to fly Istanbul
United Airlines announced yesterday plans to launch daily, nonstop flights between Istanbul and its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport, effective July 2, 2012, according to a company press release.
Flight times will be approximately 11 hours, 5 minutes westbound and 9 hours, 55 minutes eastbound.